A 15-year-old school student has developed a new test that could detect cancerous tumours before they become too advanced to treat.
An Australian law firm is calling on New Zealanders to get involved in a US class action if they think they have developed cancer by taking diabetes pills.
Nanotechnology expert Michelle Dickinson appeared on Firstline this morning to discuss the week's top science news.
Angelina Jolie has undergone a preventative double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer.
Comedian and stoner icon Tommy Chong is celebrating after he was declared cancer-free.
More than 500 firefighters raced up Auckland's Sky City tower today for the annual Firefighters Stair Challenge fundraiser for leukaemia and blood cancer.
Early stage bowel cancer has been found in 60 people during the first year of a pilot bowel screening programme.
People with cancer may soon be given a new form of treatment which singles out genes that are linked to the disease.
New Zealand doctors have successfully trialled a machine that dramatically reduces the suffering of cancer patients receiving radiotherapy.
People are being warned to watch out for signs of skin cancer, with cases of melanoma on the rise.
India's Supreme Court has rejected drug maker Novartis AG's attempt to patent an updated version of a cancer drug in a landmark decision.
An international cancer study involving 100 institutions and 200,000 people has uncovered important DNA signposts.
Noel Gallagher has accused several top-name bands of "wriggling out" of his charity concerts in London.
A new report says the slightly higher risk of cancer is so small it probably won't be detectable.
A new report has found growing evidence that manmade chemicals are behind a global surge in cancer, birth defects and infertility cases.
Campbell Live tonight played a bit of backyard cricket with the BlackCaps.
Scientists are trialling a new technique that aims to fight every cancerous tumour individually.
An Auckland-born woman who lost a court battle to stop her son having radiotherapy has written an open letter to British PM David Cameron asking for help.
In the Auckland suburb of Glen Innes, one woman's spectacular Santa display is making light of a dark situation.
A NZ woman has renewed her British court fight to prevent her 7yo son from having radiotherapy for a brain tumour.
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